As Chief Compliance and Audit Officer, Lisa Ledesma ensures that the internal procedures of Canyon Ranch match the standard of excellence set by the guest experience. Ms. Ledesma oversees the internal reporting processes for promoting and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations. This includes formulating and implementing the brand’s Code of Ethics. Functioning as an independent and objective office, she is responsible for the creation and management of the annual audit plan and provides recommendations for effective and efficient operations throughout the organization.
Ms. Ledesma is a self-starter. Prior to joining the team in 2006 she owned and operated her own tax, financial services and audit consulting practice. Ms. Ledesma has also served as a key member of the internal audit team at Tucson Electric Power Company and as an external auditor for Price Waterhouse. Originally from New Jersey, she attended Seton Hall University and graduated magna cum laude.
A certified public accountant and chartered global management accountant, Ms. Ledesma is an active member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, where she currently sits on the board of the Tucson Chapter, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.